A popular touristic attraction close to Vigo with long sandy white beaches and a cluster of three marinas soon the inner side of the castle founded headland.

"Baiona is a town and municipality in the province of Pontevedra, autonomous community of Galicia, Spain.

It's a tourist town with a medieval historical center situated by the outlet of the Vigo Bay. Its population of just over 11,000 rises to around 45,000 in the summer, if one includes tourists. Since it is on the Portuguese Way path of the Camino de Santiago 30,000 hikers also visit every year. Other than tourism the major economic activities revolve around fishing." Wikipedia

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A cool old fort to walk around and look out over the beautiful sandy bay views. Stopped off for some goose barnacles. Recommend a stroll around the coastal walks.

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